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Address: 5 Camperdown Terrace | Exmouth Marina, Exmouth EX8 1EJ, England
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So much of Devon is available by road but what about the stunning scenery...

So much of Devon is available by road but what about the stunning scenery and wildlife only visible by boat? Ensure you don’t miss out, take a trip with Stuart Line Cruises, Exmouth. Throughout the year you can sail on the River Exe, home to thousands of migrating winter birds and year round residents. During the Summer you can sail the Jurassic Coast Line viewing 250 million years of history or leave the car behind and sail to a local resort such as Torquay or Brixham. There’s no excuse not to discover the history, beauty and wildlife of Devon!

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24th may boat trip

No booking needed and the trips on offer depend on the tides so call before you go. We wanted the jurassic boat trip but tides didn't allow so we went on a river cruise instead... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Andyh69
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
87 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

No booking needed and the trips on offer depend on the tides so call before you go. We wanted the jurassic boat trip but tides didn't allow so we went on a river cruise instead for £15 per couple and dogs are allowed and free. The commentary was in formative and it humours at times. You can get snacks on... More 

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Thank Andyh69
stuartlinecruises, Cruise Control at Stuart Line Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks Andy for your lovely review. At the time you went booking was not needed but I would advise potential passengers that as we get further into the summer season it is best to book either on-line or by giving us a call. We would hate to disappoint anyone. More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoy the food.in the ocean when you eat that is different. Although little expensive but worthy.

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Thank md h
stuartlinecruises, Cruise Control at Stuart Line Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you for the review md h but unfortunately this is not for Stuart Line Cruises but the River Exe Cafe. We operate river & sea cruises & are not responsible for the Cafe. I'm sure that they would be happy for you to review them on their site. More 

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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Really was looking forward to a boat trip as enjoyed many a time before but was disappointed to discover we could not take our small dogs with us. Sadly we had to bypass this trip due to not being able to leave dogs unattended.

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Thank Lorna B
stuartlinecruises, Cruise Control at Stuart Line Cruises, responded to this review

Hello Lorna, We are a little disappointed by your review as dogs are very welcome on all of our trips. I have spoken to all of our staff & none of them turned away anyone with a dog. We believe that it's possible that you spoke to someone from a different business such as the River Exe Cafes taxi service... More 

s wales
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A pleasant hour on the river - relaxing morning out . Suits all ages and mobility. Smell the ozone and take in the views along the estuary.

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Thank mike4369
stuartlinecruises, Cruise Control at Stuart Line Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks Mike for your review of our River Exe Cruise.A great way to relax & see the beautiful scenery along the river. More 

Surrey
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157 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fine weather makes all the difference of course! We had a glorious trip with Ian the skipper giving a great commentary on the places, history and even some of the nautical mishaps we saw alonmg the way. Highly recommended and we shall be back for another cruise next time we are in Devon.

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Thank Sp1der
stuartlinecruises, Cruise Control at Stuart Line Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you Spider for your lovely review of our River Exe Cruise. We are so lucky to be able to cruise this wonderful river all year round. We look forward to your next visit. More 

Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've been wanting to do the Exeter Canal trip for years and this time I did it! It certainly lived up to expectations. The commentary was appropriate and not excessive, the staff were lovely and all in all, this was a superb 3 hours' entertainment for a very reasonable sum. Some more friends hope to do the trip with us... More 

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Thank Jean H
stuartlinecruises, Cruise Control at Stuart Line Cruises, responded to this review

We are so happy that you finally managed to join us on our Exeter Canal Cruise & it was well worth the wait. These are such special trips & really very popular but we can only do these on a specific tide so are very restricted to how many each year we are able to offer. The secret being 'Get... More 

Nailsworth, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Superb trip which happens only a few times a year because of the tides. Two and a half hours of lovely views, informed commentary and great service. Highight of a visit to Exmouth. Return by bus or train if not on an organiseducational tour.

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Thank susan H
stuartlinecruises, Cruise Control at Stuart Line Cruises, responded to this review

Thanks Susan for your lovely review. Your right, we do only about 6-8 of these trips each year & they are always fully subscribed. It's a different view of our waterways between Exmouth & Exeter & well worth the trip. We are so glad that you were able to join us & had such a good day. More 

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29 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my partner on the river exe cruise. Fantastic service and help on and off the boat. Nothing was too much for them at all.

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Thank Tim W
stuartlinecruises, Cruise Control at Stuart Line Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you Tim for your review. We pride ourselves on being able to accommodate most people with reduced mobility. We can take manual wheelchairs & the staff are always willing to assist you to get onboard. We can also take the smaller motor mobility scooters provided the occupant can walk a few steps. Unfortunately we are not able to take... More 

Taunton, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the Round Robin trip - Exmouth to Topsham on the boat and return by train - but in reverse! Boat was due to leave Exmouth at 2.15 but we wanted to have more time to look around and get some lunch in Topsham so picked up our tickets and very friendly and helpful lady directed us to rail... More 

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Thank Strykalite
stuartlinecruises, Cruise Control at Stuart Line Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are very glad that you enjoyed your Round Robin trip with us. Topsham is a very pretty little town with many independent shops & cafes. I'm glad that our staff were able to advise you on the best way to do the trip to make the most of your day. We... More 

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21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the 11am cruise this morning with our dog. They made us feel very welcome with the dog. Very informative tour with lots of things to see. Drinks were offered during the boat trip at an extra cost. Would highly recommend to anybody visiting the local area!

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Thank Jess N
stuartlinecruises, Cruise Control at Stuart Line Cruises, responded to this review

Thank you Jess for your lovely review. It was a pleasure to welcome you on board. We are always happy to have dogs (on leads) on board our vessels. thank you for your recommendation. More 

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